Massachusetts: Stow: Spindle Hill Map
Created By: dbperry
Last Updated: January 1st, 2013 11:01am
West: -71.5253° East: -71.5144°
Country: United States
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Spindle Hill, Stow, MA 01775
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This KMZ map encompasses two small conservation parcels (one atop Spindle Hill and one just north of Wheeler Pond) that are joined by a 25 foot wide strip of conservation land. The 25 foot wide strip of conservation land continues north of Spindle Hill to Gates Lane. Although at first glance this area seems like it isn't large enough to deserve a KMZ map, recent reports indicate the trail is overgrown and not easily found. This KMZ map may help you to stay on the public land and avoid the private land of the abutting homeowners.
This KMZ map is set to Draw Order 35 so it will show 'beneath' the primary map on your Garmin KMZ-compatible GPS but 'above' my KMZ map of the Marble Hill area.
The image on the left is from a Garmin GPSMAP 78sc with no other maps displayed. The image on the right is from the same device with the Garmin 24K NE series TOPO maps displayed.
I have posted this KMZ as freeware, so instead of paying me for it, send me a note if you found this file helpful!
Download Garmin Custom Map [329kB] (521 Downloads)
Once you have downloaded and unzipped the KMZ file, you can:
1) Display it on your Garmin GPS receiver by placing the file in the \Garmin\CustomMaps folder on your supported Garmin GPS receiver. For a list of supported devices, click here.
2) Display it in Google Earth by opening the file (FILE, OPEN).
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Version 1.00 (2013 Jan 01)
Initial release using undated Stow Conservation Trust map (see above) downloaded on December 15, 2012.
Name: Spindle Hill
Owner / Steward: Stow Conservation Trust
Primary city / town: Stow
Primary city / town zip code: 01775
Other cities / towns in map area: <none>
Area of conservation / recreation land: 15 acres or 0.02 square miles
NOTE: This is my calculation of the extents of the area(s) with publicly accessible trails on the KMZ map. This should be the area available for hiking or other recreation, but it will also include any portion of water bodies, marshes, swamps, etc. within the boundaries of the properties on the KMZ. It would also include inaccessible conservation land within the boundaries, such as a buffer zone of "Do not enter" land around a reservoir.
File name: Spindle_Hill_ver_1.00.kmz
Current version: 1.00
Date published: 1/1/2013
Number of tiles: 1
KMZ file size: 330 KB
Draw order: 35
Does this KMZ overlap with any others? Yes
If so, which ones? Marble Hill
Coverage of KMZ: 258 acres or 0.40 square miles
NOTE: this area includes the ENTIRE KMZ including white space / margins / legend, etc.
Lat / Long of center of KMZ polygon (not necessarily the center of the map):
N 42° 25.942'
W 71° 31.189'